Politics

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IOO Western Indian Ocean Perspectives 2017

In our second installment we examine Somalia, Djibouti, Seychelles and Madagascar. While politics takes centre stage in most of these countries econ...

Micronesia has something to teach the Western Indian Ocean

By Hary Razafindsionana

[Ngerulmud, Palau] In 2006 during the sidelines of the eighth conference of parties on ...

Economy

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Ocean wealth valued at US$24 trillion

By Wanjohi Kabukuru
[Honolulu, Hawai’i] As of 2015 the global oceans wealth was valued at US$24 trillion. With an annual value of goods and s...

Diplomacy

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President Obama’s eco-legacy

By Wanjohi Kabukuru

[Tudor Creek, Kenya] US President Barrack Obama is sauntering into retirement with his head...

Security

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Navy General takes over as new Chief of Kenya Defence Forces

By Khatib Ramadhan
[Mombasa, Kenya] Kenya’s highly decorated Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Julius Karangi has retired. After fou...

Energy

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Hydrocarbons exploitation force Mozambique and Tanzania to discuss ocean borders

Bob Gumbe and Inacio Silva
[Maputo, Mozambique] The entire border of Mozambique and Tanzania defining the terrestrial and maritime borders are defined by n...